Unveiling the Enchanting Beauty of Keruing Ecotourism Village and Sebangau Punggu Alas National Park: Hidden Gems in Central Kalimantan
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Unveiling the Enchanting Beauty of Keruing Ecotourism Village and Sebangau Punggu Alas National Park: Hidden Gems in Central Kalimantan

Deep within the heart of Central Kalimantan, two captivating gems lie hidden: Keruing Ecotourism Village and Sebangau Punggu Alas National Park. These destinations offer an unforgettable adventure for nature and culture enthusiasts, blending the pristine beauty of untouched wilderness with rich local traditions. Keruing Ecotourism Village: A Serene Retreat in Katingan Nestled along the banks…

Central Kalimantan Isen Mulang Cultural Festival 2023: Attracting Local and Foreign Photographers with the Beauty of a Variety of Cultural Activities
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Central Kalimantan Isen Mulang Cultural Festival 2023: Attracting Local and Foreign Photographers with the Beauty of a Variety of Cultural Activities

The Isen Mulang Cultural Festival (FBIM) in Central Kalimantan in 2023 has succeeded in attracting the attention of both local and foreign photographers. With a wide range of activities, including cultural carnivals, coastal dances, inland dances, decorative boats, footballs, and the MURI Record of the Wadian Dadas Bawo Dance, this festival provides interesting sights and…

Become an impromptu tour guide: A Piece of Story Before Christmas (pt. 2)
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Become an impromptu tour guide: A Piece of Story Before Christmas (pt. 2)

Based on personal Experience of the Author Sukma Suciati Photo by Sukma Suciati and Kristalia Juliana So, we started our lil’ tour, by introducing Kalimantan Tengah in general. When was the province built, its nature, and also customs, such as marriage, childbirth, culinary.. She was asking why does the ricecakes were colored in red, green,…

Become an impromptu tour guide: A Piece of Story Before Christmas (pt. 1)
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Become an impromptu tour guide: A Piece of Story Before Christmas (pt. 1)

Based on personal Experience of the Author Sukma Suciati Photo by Sukma Suciati and Kristalia Juliana On a sunny Monday 23rd, I and my mother planned to go to Museum Balanga for my article materials, as it is the only public museum in Palangka Raya. We only wanted to look around the building, taking pictures,…

The River Cruise Tour: A Simple Introduction when people traveling in Kalimantan
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The River Cruise Tour: A Simple Introduction when people traveling in Kalimantan

Author by Sukma Suciati Photo by Sukma Suciati, Yun Pratiwi and Mark Rayner What do you think when you hear Borneo or Kalimantan? Do you imagine its rainforests, tailed-men, head-hunting, orangutan, or maybe its big rivers that surround along the island? You can keep it all in your mind, but let me take you to…

Culture, Colour and a Global Gathering at Gawai Festival, West Borneo, Indonesia
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Culture, Colour and a Global Gathering at Gawai Festival, West Borneo, Indonesia

Story by STEPHANIE BROOKES Photos by DAVID METCALF AND HIS GAWAI PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP I stood with my blowpipe at the ready. “Gather strength from your core and aim high,” Agus advised. “We are excited to have an Australian team enter the competition and best of luck to you”, he added with a broad smile with…

Delightful Derawan Island, Maratua, Kakaban and Sangalaki –East Borneo, Indonesia
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Delightful Derawan Island, Maratua, Kakaban and Sangalaki –East Borneo, Indonesia

Story by Stephanie Brookes The coral reefs that surround Derawan Island are bursting with colour and life and over 870 fish species live in these waters, from pygmy seahorses to giant manta rays. Derawan Island is part of a chain known as the Derawan Islands, which consists of six main islands as well as a…

A DAYAK GIRL IN JAPAN: THIS IS ONLY THE BEGINNING!
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A DAYAK GIRL IN JAPAN: THIS IS ONLY THE BEGINNING!

Hi, My name is Yun. I’m from Palangkaraya and I am the founder of a travel agency called the Central Borneo Guide. Today, I’m gonna tell you a story about my special trip to Japan. As a girl who have spent her entire life in Indonesia, I never expected that I would be flying outside…

The Stunning Island of Maratua
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The Stunning Island of Maratua

Author: Yun Pratiwi       Each and every travel destination in the tropical island of Borneo, Indonesia, has its own attraction: the amazing orang-utans in Central Kalimantan, the ever-popular river floating market in South Kalimantan, culinary specialities with aloe vera in West Kalimantan, the Virgin Forest of North Borneo. The travel destination par excellence of East…